Langley School District

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver. (Jonathan Hayward/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

BC Restart Plan includes five stages leading return to in-class learning for province

Current stage includes in-class learning for children of essential workers and vulnerable students

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver. (Jonathan Hayward/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
‘I don’t know how teachers do it’: a thank you to Langley essential workers

‘I don’t know how teachers do it’: a thank you to Langley essential workers

Suspension of in-class instruction meant teachers had to adapt to virtual teaching

‘I don’t know how teachers do it’: a thank you to Langley essential workers
VIDEO: ‘It reinforces how much we need each other’

VIDEO: ‘It reinforces how much we need each other’

Langley Fundamental Schools invited families for social-distance-friendly parade Friday morning

VIDEO: ‘It reinforces how much we need each other’
Teachers at Belmont shared a video of themselves singing to help remind students they are missed at school. (screen shot)

VIDEO: Langley teachers sing to students to keep connected during COVID

Local elementary school works to engage with students

Teachers at Belmont shared a video of themselves singing to help remind students they are missed at school. (screen shot)
Susan Cairns, executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, flashes gift cards that will help feed local families amid COVID-19. (Susan Cairns/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley School District Foundation tells families to ‘lean on us’

Non-profit asks for donations while it continues to help feed low income families amid COVID-19

Susan Cairns, executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, flashes gift cards that will help feed local families amid COVID-19. (Susan Cairns/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

Former vice-chair lashes out at Langley school board colleagues

Trustee Shelley Coburn called her sudden removal in February “bullying”

Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Christian School is one of several hosting day cares for the children of first responders during the COVID-19 outbreak (Harmony Wilson/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley schools host day care for children of essential service workers

Kids have a place to go while their parents battle the COVID-19 outbreak

Langley Christian School is one of several hosting day cares for the children of first responders during the COVID-19 outbreak (Harmony Wilson/special to Langley Advance Times)
Amid a COVID-19 outbreak, the Langley School District has a plan to educate its students remotely. (SD#35/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley students resume instruction at home

Langley School District issued a letter explaining roll out for remainder of school-year

Amid a COVID-19 outbreak, the Langley School District has a plan to educate its students remotely. (SD#35/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Phyllis and Fern Gabriel hold a copy of their hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ children’s book Let’s Count the Moon. (Langley Advance Times files)

VIDEO: coronavirus safety and a language lesson all in one

Kwantlen language teacher Fern Gabriel shares online handwashing tips in hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓

Phyllis and Fern Gabriel hold a copy of their hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ children’s book Let’s Count the Moon. (Langley Advance Times files)
Starfish Backpack program allows students to take food home for their families over the weekend. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley School District Foundation asking for donations to feed hungry students

Organization has put out call to businesses to sponsor gift cards in wake of COVID school closures

Starfish Backpack program allows students to take food home for their families over the weekend. (Langley Advance Times files)
Candis Newell and her daughter Khloe, six, wore specially made shirts while watching the parade of teachers and staff near Belmont Elementary last week. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Teacher parades connect staff to student families during quarantines

Half a dozen Langley elementary schools have held similar events

Candis Newell and her daughter Khloe, six, wore specially made shirts while watching the parade of teachers and staff near Belmont Elementary last week. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Rotarians have found a way to feed Starfish students at home

Aldergrove Rotarians have found a way to feed Starfish students at home

Club donates $8,000 to distribute grocery gift cards to Aldergrove families during COVID-19 crisis

Aldergrove Rotarians have found a way to feed Starfish students at home
Churches offer food hampers for low income families at Thursday pickup event

Churches offer food hampers for low income families at Thursday pickup event

Efforts support Langley School District Foundation’s Food for Thought programs

Churches offer food hampers for low income families at Thursday pickup event
How can Langley students stay connected if they don’t have access to a laptop or home computer? (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley School District assessing how to help students connect to class from home

Telus, Electronic Recycling Association, and Education Ministry all announced new programs to help

How can Langley students stay connected if they don’t have access to a laptop or home computer? (Langley Advance Times files)
Kristi Robertson is a teacher at Langley Fundamental. Her students were preparing to debut a theatrical production in April, which has now been postponed due to school closures. She posted this video of her singing a parody with her cat to cheer them up. (Screenshot)
Kristi Robertson is a teacher at Langley Fundamental. Her students were preparing to debut a theatrical production in April, which has now been postponed due to school closures. She posted this video of her singing a parody with her cat to cheer them up. (Screenshot)
Many Langley students could go hungry without school food programs during COVID-19 pandemic

Many Langley students could go hungry without school food programs during COVID-19 pandemic

School District Foundation to offer gift cards for hungry families during classroom closures

Many Langley students could go hungry without school food programs during COVID-19 pandemic
Langley school promotes peace and understanding with development of outdoor classroom

Langley school promotes peace and understanding with development of outdoor classroom

Douglas Park Elementary received $5,000 donation from OnLine Collision for courtyard space

Langley school promotes peace and understanding with development of outdoor classroom
VIDEO: Horton, the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and other beloved characters come together for one big show

VIDEO: Horton, the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and other beloved characters come together for one big show

Theatre production of Seussical the Musical comes to Langley Secondary School stage Feb. 21 to 29

VIDEO: Horton, the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and other beloved characters come together for one big show
Langley students are benefiting from nature through calming outdoor mood walks

Langley students are benefiting from nature through calming outdoor mood walks

Coast Capital Savings donated $5,500 to help grow the mental health program

Langley students are benefiting from nature through calming outdoor mood walks
Bella Howatt was surprised by school hallways lined with applauding students and staff on Friday, bringing her to tears, following her last day feeding students – due to serious health concerns. (Shortreed Elementary photo)

VIDEO: Aldergrove students surprise volunteer who cooks them breakfast each morning

Shortreed Elementary breakfast program lead Bella Howat has had to step down due to health concerns

Bella Howatt was surprised by school hallways lined with applauding students and staff on Friday, bringing her to tears, following her last day feeding students – due to serious health concerns. (Shortreed Elementary photo)